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Class PoliciesKarate

Class Session and Fees: All classes begin the first week of the month and are ongoing. Sessions consist of 4 or 5 weeks, depending on the month. Session fees are due by the Wednesday prior to the class starting. Once the deadline passes TRC may cancel the class due to low enrollment.Fee’s are prorated accordingly for participants after the start of a session, as long as the class is open. Classes are held in the TRC Community Center Fit N Fun or Wellness Room.

Class Attire

Comfortable clothing and bare-feet. A Karate uniform can be purchased from the instructor.

Make-up Classes

If you miss a class due to vacation or illness no refund or credit will be given.

Karate (ages 6-adult)

Tsuruoka Karate-Do is a traditional Okinawan martial art. Kansas City Tsuruoka Karate-Do offers quality instruction that has been passed down through generations. Training in Karate will teach you respect, discipline and fitness that can be used in all aspects of life. Sensei Charles Boyce is the Chief Instructor and holds the rank of Godan (6th degree black belt) with over 28 years of training. He continues training from Sensei David Tsuruoka in order to grow as a martial artist and to pass that experience on to his students. Sensei Andrew Boyce, Sandan (3rd degree) has 19 years of training and teaching experience and helps run the school on a weekly basis with other qualified black belt instructors. The aim of Kansas City Tsuruoka is to train students in the discipline of karate-do and have fun as well.

Karate (Ages 6 to adult):

Shizoku (warrior families) Karate-Do is a martial art that is founded in the Okinawan art of Shotokan and Chito Ryu that has been passed down through the father of Canadian Karate Masami Tsuruoka.  Training in karate will not only provide fitness but discipline that will translate into all aspects of your life.  Sensei Charles Boyce is the chief instructor and founder of Shizoku Karate-Do and holds the rank of 6th degree black belt with over 30 years of experience.  Sensei Andrew Boyce is currently a 3rd degree black belt with 20 years’ experience and runs the weekly operation.  The aim of Shizoku Karate-Do is to train students in a fun and disciplined way in order to face the challenges of this life.
Belt:                                                    Day:              Date:                                Time:                      

White                                                 TH                 Monthly                        5:00-5:50PM         

White Stripe-Yellow Stripe           TU                 Monthly                        7:00-7:45PM         

Orange-Jr. Black Belt                   TU                 Monthly                        7:30-8:15PM         

Adults (combined w/Cardio)       TH                 Monthly                        6:00-6:45PM         

Early Bird Registration:

Deadline: 2nd Friday of the month

Fee: $30

Registration Deadline:

Deadline: Last Friday of the month

Fee: $55

Cardio Class
You must be registered for the Monday class and have a yellow belt or higher to take this class.

Belt                                      Day               Date                             Time                                   

Yellow Belt or Higher      Th                  Monthly                       6:00-6:45PM                     

Sparring Class
You must be registered for the Monday class and have a green belt or higher to take this class

Belt                                      Day               Date                             Time                                  

Green Belt or Higher       Th                 Monthly                         7:00-7:45 PM                  

Advanced Workout
You must be registered for the Monday class and have a green belt or higher to take this class.

Belt                                      Day                   Date                         Time                                  

Green Belt or Higher       1st Saturday   Monthly                    12:00-2:00PM                

Cardio and Sparring Class Early Bird Registration:

Deadline: 2nd Friday of the month

Fee: $5

Cardio and Sparring Class Registration Deadline:

Deadline: Last Friday of the month

Fee: $30

Advanced Workout Early Bird Registration:

Deadline: 2nd Friday of the month

Fee: $10

Advanced Workout Registration Deadline:

Deadline: Last Friday of the month

Fee: $35

*Denotes scholarship program-application due 1 week before registration deadline